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Disney's Bob Iger Reminisces About Deal-Making With Steve Jobs

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When two entertainment industry giants sat down on the same stage Wednesday, one of the first subjects they talked about was a third: Producer Brian Grazer's opening question for Disney CEO Bob Iger led almost immediately to Iger's memories of Steve Jobs. Iger talked about his experiences with the Apple...
Disney's Bob Iger Reminisces About Deal-Making With Steve Jobs

Tim Cook: Apple's CEO is no new Jobs | Dan Gillmor

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There's no doubting the Apple CEO's command of his brief, but no question either that he lacks the presence of Steve JobsWhen Steve Jobs appeared at the Wall Street Journal's annual All Things Digital conference, he'd always be himself: brilliant, insightful, and arrogant. Even when he was dissembling, which he...
Tim Cook: Apple's CEO is no new Jobs | Dan Gillmor

Apple co-founder Jobs admired Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, biographer says

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Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson on Tuesday reaffirmed the tech guru's respect for Mark Zuckerberg during an interview with Washington Post Company CEO and Facebook board member Don Graham....
Apple co-founder Jobs admired Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, biographer says
Funny or Die's Steve Jobs Movie 'iSteve' Now Available Online

Steve Jobs biopic jOBS gets U.S. distribution deal and April, 2013 release

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Earlier today, the Steve Jobs biopic jOBS was reported to be nearing a distribution deal, and now it looks like it has one thanks to Open Road Films. The distribution deal was outed on Movieweb and discovered by 9to5Mac. The deal puts the film, which stars Ashton Kutcher as Jobs,...
Steve Jobs biopic jOBS gets U.S. distribution deal and April, 2013 release

Designs reportedly in the works for Apple-created TV, but in "early stages"

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On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal dumped more fuel on the TV fire by claiming Apple is currently testing multiple designs for TV sets with its Asian suppliers. Though Apple has also reportedly been in talks with cable TV operators to deliver live TV on demand to a set-top...
Designs reportedly in the works for Apple-created TV, but in "early stages"

Restrospective: A year without Steve

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Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The city of Cupertino has already announced that it will fly its flag at half-staff, while some fans have declared the 5th of October Black Turtleneck Day. We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting tributes and anecdotes...
Restrospective: A year without Steve

Steve Jobs biographer dropped from Apple ebook case, James Murdoch named in email

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Walter Isaacson, the author of a bestselling book about the late Apple founder, will not have to share his notes or testify in a case about alleged price-fixing between Apple and book publishers. Class action lawyers had earlier demanded that Isaacson provide evidence, based on his interviews with Steve Jobs, about...
Steve Jobs biographer dropped from Apple ebook case, James Murdoch named in email

Steve Jobs "fundamentally odd", Bill Gates "basically unimaginative" - Gates & Jobs in quotes

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Business Insider has gathered together a fun little collection of quotes by Steve Jobs and Bill Gates on each other, taken from Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs … All the quotes come from the book, so there’s nothing new in them, but it’s an amusing collection pulled together in...
Steve Jobs "fundamentally odd", Bill Gates "basically unimaginative" - Gates & Jobs in quotes
Apple denies collaboration with Philippe Starck on 'revolutionary' project

A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready

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Steve Jobs spent years designing his custom yacht. And now, a year after his death, the yacht has been completed, reports Dutch blog, One More Thing. Perhaps the most unique thing about the ship is that it's controlled by a bunch of 27-inch iMacs from the control room, known as...
A Year After His Death, Steve Jobs' Yacht Is Finally Ready

Walter Isaacson: This Is Why Steve Jobs Was A Great Entrepreneur (AAPL)

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Here's Walter Isaacson, author of the Steve Jobs biography, talking about the entrepreneurial spirit of the Apple cofounder. If you haven't read it yet, Simon & Schuster is giving away an autographed first edition of the book, and you can enter to win it by clicking here. Watch:  ...
Walter Isaacson: This Is Why Steve Jobs Was A Great Entrepreneur (AAPL)

Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

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Sony Pictures has signed on screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs into a movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sorkin wrote the screenplays for several popular films including The Social Network, which earned him an Oscar. “There is no writer working in Hollywood today who...
Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

DOJ’s ebook pricing case against Apple and 5 other publishers could start tomorrow

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Apple and publisher Macmillan are said to be preparing to be commenced their legal case with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) as soon as tomorrow, according to a Bloomberg report that cites sources “familiar with the matter”. The DoJ is suing Apple and five publishers for what colluding to...
DOJ’s ebook pricing case against Apple and 5 other publishers could start tomorrow
Survey reveals 47% of U.S. households are interested in an HDTV from Apple

Bill Gates talks emotionally about his last visit with Steve Jobs [Video]

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We’ve heard Bill Gates talk about his last, emotional meeting with Steve Jobs before. First in the Walter Isaacson Steve Jobs bio and then again in a video interview with ABC, but last night Gates once again discussed the final meeting in an interview with 60 Minutes (above). Gates...
Bill Gates talks emotionally about his last visit with Steve Jobs [Video]

Steve Jobs Is On The Cover Of WIRED This Month (AAPL)

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WIRED's cover story this month, called Am I Steve Jobs, is about the lessons today's entrepreneurs and CEOs can learn from Steve Jobs' management tactics.  The story mostly borrows anecdotes from Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs and colors them with interviews from today's business and tech leaders. Some interviewed adhere to...
Steve Jobs Is On The Cover Of WIRED This Month (AAPL)

No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

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Take a moment to digest this news: Ashton Kutcher, he of That ’70s Show, Dude Where’s My Car?, and now Two and a Half Men fame, is reportedly attached to play the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. The indie film will simply be titled “Jobs,”...
No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

Live Coverage of Tim Cook's Interview Session at D10

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As announced last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will headline this year's D10 Conference hosted by AllThingsD, sitting down for an opening session interview tomorrow, Tuesday, May 29, at 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern. MacRumors will be on hand to provide live coverage of the session. Cook is...
Live Coverage of Tim Cook's Interview Session at D10

Steve Jobs was a "noticer" that could be harsh at times, sensitive at others

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Plenty of ink has been spilled since former Apple CEO Steve Jobs passed away almost one year ago. The official biography by Walter Isaacson tips the scales at nearly 600 pages and revealed plenty: Jobs regretted not having live-saving cancer surgery earlier. He livid over Android's purported copying of iOS. And...
Steve Jobs was a "noticer" that could be harsh at times, sensitive at others

Don't Freak Out, Ashton Kutcher Isn't Doing *The* Steve Jobs Movie

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Ashton Kutcher is going to be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming film. But before you get too excited, or angry, you should know that it's not a Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography. This Kutcher movie is an indie film, notes Philip Elmer DeWitt at Fortune....
Don't Freak Out, Ashton Kutcher Isn't Doing *The* Steve Jobs Movie

Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone

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Chinese iOS user gets $10k iTunes gift certificate after downloading Disney's Where's My Water? FreeApple's App Store has passed 25 billion downloads, with Disney's iOS game Where's My Water? Free nudging it past the milestone.Apple had been running a counter on its website and store, so the 25bn mark was...
Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone
Three decades and over $500B later, Apple still fights like an underdog

The innovation we need to see before eBooks can completely replace pBooks

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I haven’t bought a paper book since I bought my first iPad in 2010. Before that I bought between 20 and 40 books a year. I also own every Wired magazine, including issue 1.1, but I switched to the digital version as soon as it became available. You could argue...
The innovation we need to see before eBooks can completely replace pBooks
Samsung objects to 'gratuitous' images of Steve Jobs in trial, prefers thermonuclear quotes instead

Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

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Visionary is one of the most frequently used words to describe Steve Jobs. Nearly a year after he passed away, historians are still digging up treasures from his life that confirm that assessment. The Next Web writes of a speech Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design innovation....
Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

Apple confirms that it still uses Corning glass in most iPhones

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Apple uses Corning Gorilla Glass in its products. This is one of those widely accepted facts that has never been outright confirmed by the company. The product, which is a thinner, tougher version of everyday glass, is ideal for use in touchscreen devices like the iPhone and iPad. Now, Apple’s...
Apple confirms that it still uses Corning glass in most iPhones

The Right-Hand Man Of Steve Jobs Has Broken His Silence (AAPL)

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James Higa, a former Apple vice president who describes his job there as "special ops for Steve"--Steve Jobs, that is--recently gave an interview to Lifestyles, a philanthropy magazine. The issue is out now, and the author, Darren Gluckman, has posted a copy of the profile, titled "iJames," online. Higa reveals...
The Right-Hand Man Of Steve Jobs Has Broken His Silence (AAPL)
Mapping Apple's Retail Expansion
Steve Jobs' custom, aluminum-hulled super-yacht "Venus" now seaworthy
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